An announcement about a hospital working with a consulting firm to improve operations caught my eye recently. Such announcements are becoming more common, which is generally a good thing. What I liked about this one is that the primary focus of the consulting engagement seems to be to improve patient flow.
As the project develops, GE will collaborate with Mount Sinai to characterize and simulate hospital-wide clinical workflow using GE's proprietary simulation tools and
The people involved in this project seem to understand that improving flow can make just about everything else work better. I hope it works.